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Middle school boys and girls track teams win tri-meet competitions to open season

SoVaNow.com / March 23, 2009
The HCMS track teams got out to a fine start on the season last week.

The Halifax boys won a tri-meet, with 97.5 points, defeating Prince Edward (26.5) and Amelia (seven).

The Lion girls also won, with 65 points. Amelia was second with 55, followed by Prince Edward with 14.

Recapping the major highlights: Boys action Halifax went 1-2 and 4 in the shot, with Sean Terifay winning the event in 34-7. Derek Garrett was second and James Anderson fourth. The Lions finished third and fourth in the discus, with Terifay third with a throw of 70’8.

Aaron Little led a 1-2-3 sweep in the high jump, with Mandell Claiborne second and Jarius Logan third.

Halifax also finished 1-2-4 in the long jump.

The Lions took first, second and fourth in the hurdles, with Dominique Lassiter leading the way in 15.89. Jarius Whitlock was second.

Aaron Little also won the 1600 in 5:52, with Peter Gasperini fourth. Tymeak Brandon led the way in the 100, in 12.22, with Devin Richardson second.

Claiborne led a one-two finish in the 400, in 1:01.

Claiborne also won the 800, in 2:39, and Logan led a 1-2-3 effort in the 200, in 27.63.

The HCMS 4x200 and 4x100 relay teams also won.

n Lion girls’ results

n Bre’ Hamlett led the Lions to a win in the shot put (30’2). Khameshia Outlaw led the Lions to victory in the discus, with a throw of 65.9.

Krystal Mosley won the hurdles in 10.48, with HCMS getting second and third.

Joanna Gilbert also won the 1600 in 7:17, while HCMS took second in the 400 (Ashley Hill, 118.22).

The Lions’ 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams also won.


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